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Eastbound I-70 will close Sunday between Wolcott and Eagle for estimated 3 hours

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Posted at 8:01 PM, Mar 11, 2022
and last updated 2022-03-11 22:01:24-05

EAGLE COUNTY, Colo. — Eastbound lanes of Interstate 70 will close for an estimated three hours from Wolcott to Eagle on Sunday.

According to the Colorado Department of Transportation, crews need to remove a semi-truck that crashed on the side of the road.

I-70 between Eagle and Wolcott

Starting at 8 a.m., eastbound traffic will detour off of I-70 at the Eagle interchange at exit 147. Drivers will be rerouted to U.S. 6 for about 10 miles before they can get back on I-70 at exit 157 in Wolcott.

CDOT stressed that the closure is expected to last about three hours, however the highway may stay closed longer if needed.